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Welcome to Commerce ...

The city of Commerce is primarily located in Jackson County<1>. A portion of Commerce extends into Banks County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Commerce has a population of 7,089 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Commerce.

Commerce is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Commerce lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Commerce: (706) & (762)<4>

The ZIP codes for Commerce: 30529-30530, 30599<5>

Websites for Commerce ...

Official Website:   www.commercega.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.jacksoncountyga.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Commerce had an population of 7,089 people. This is an increase of 8.33% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Commerce had a population of 6,544 people (or 10.82% of the total population of Jackson County). This makes Commerce the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Commerce represents 0.07% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 102nd most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Commerce.

Communities Also Named Commerce ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Commerce - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Commerce.

Communities near Commerce ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Commerce.

  • Athens [Clarke County]
  • Dalton [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalton
    • Dalton [Madison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Commerce
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalton
  • Dry Pond [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dry Pond
    • Dry Pond [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Commerce
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,881 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Pond have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Pond
  • Braselton [Barrow County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braselton
    • Braselton [Barrow County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Commerce
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,725 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braselton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Braselton<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jefferson [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
      • Jefferson [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Commerce
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,490 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<7>
    • Madison Springs [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison Springs
      • Madison Springs [Madison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Commerce
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Madison Springs:
      • Alexanderville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison Springs
    • Cleveland Station [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleveland Station
      • Cleveland Station [Clarke County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Commerce
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,165 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland Station have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland Station
    • Lula [Hall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lula
      • Lula [Hall County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Commerce
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,016 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lula
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lula<7>
    • Statham [Barrow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Statham
      • Statham [Barrow County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Commerce
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,880 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Statham have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Statham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Statham<7>
    • Hoschton [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoschton
      • Hoschton [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Commerce
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,485 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoschton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoschton<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Commerce. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Commerce.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Commerce. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Commerce.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Commerce. See our Newspapers Page for Commerce.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Commerce ...

Looking for more information about Commerce? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Commerce, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Commerce.

Adding Commerce to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Commerce in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Commerce was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Commerce on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Commerce: www.commercega.org/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Jackson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Commerce.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Commerce - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Commerce). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Commerce or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Commerce includes: 30529 & 30530.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Commerce) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Commerce. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CommerceOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Commerce. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2059, Longitude: -83.4624    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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